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i'm christine when the while comes news africa i'm glad. it's a decision that could reshape the world off athletics earlier this month south africa run the cost assuming a loss to a case at the cost of objects ration for sport she was appealing rules intended to stop female athletes with high to stall string navels from competing in women's track races on monday south africa's athletics federation said it would challenge this latest decision but samantha is far from being the only affected run kenya's moderate one boy has also faced questions about her strength of all she's often raced against simeon and now worries her at this experience could be brought to a premature end. from a. staff leitz it doesn't get much better than winning an olympic medal margaret
one boy took bronze in the 800 meters behind south africa's superstar when it comes to cement here at the 2016 rio games but one boy's success is caused on wanted scrutiny bringing questions about her gender and her very identity we tend to be we have no room for the least well we know this is the high time we are feeling that because you can't we are just natural we did not know. that does not at all like so many boys affected by the idea into sex rules which target female runners with high testosterone levels the idea of a layoff world athletics governing body says the rules are needed to ensure fair competition for women's track events but they've also left intersex athletes in the dark one boy at just $24.00 is now wondering what a future without athletics would look like i'm wanted no i want to know about the
make idea because i did just know that. since i was a small kid and doesn't go knowing that this is my guardian. the idea of a layoff says intersex athletes must reduce their testosterone if they want to continue competing in the female category of their events. but even sports top courts despite ruling in favor of the idea of a day off have concerns about this it said the side effects of hormonal treatment experienced by individual athletes could with further evidence demonstrate the practical impossibility of compliance when boy is in no doubt for me i'm not going to take medication cause i'm not sick. and. even if they're asked now to take medication those are chemicals that you're putting on your you
off which you don't know at the end of it. to affect you later. the intersex debate is complex mixing sporting questions with those of science ethics and i tend to 3 percent the heart of it's all athletes like one boy who simply just want to race. for more on the story i'd like to bring in bruce the money from his so he is in boston good to see you bruce so we know she won bronze at the 2016 olympics but what more can you tell us about muggeridge one voice at the lasix korea yes christine. was born in kenya central highlands that's in the town of neary and she came into the limelight when she would a gold medal of the $24.00 teen idol if junior championships since then she's worked so hard to establish herself at the top level in fact if you ask me she comes 2nd
after the same when you're in the 800 metres world ok speaking off the main i think one thing that can be said is that south african authorities have really been garnering support behind her we know that the appeal that they announce is pretty much been headed up by the country's athletics federation but i wanted about whether the kenyan 6 bodies all supporting athletes like margaret and others in kenya. quite frankly not at all in fact last week a disk band dropped 2 athletes sprinters from the team that was to represent kenya and they idea if one really is in japan because of having been found to have high levels of testosterone and that's why they had to be dropped but speaking of support they've come out clearly to support or defend the. ruling of the court of arbitration in sport saying that i mean it's been a simmering issue even within their own athletes in kenya who've been complaining
of unfair competition they say they are running against women who have high levels of testosterone and so they had to take the action if officials say that they didn't want to cause a scene traveling with 2 athletes who have high levels of testosterone and or so one of the official said that they had to act so as to provide conflict with the world body right how many kenyan athletes oppositional affected by the new rules by the i. so far it hasn't been so clear but from these 3 who have been found having high levels just to run that is. including one boy and 2 others printers were dropped just last week but it's a case that is being looked into especially after the new rules came into effect on may 8th that the athlete is going to but he will still be checking into the athletes and trying to find out who else. is having high levels of testosterone and
acting up on ok. thank you welcome. our next story takes us to sierra leone way of violence against women is endemic just a few months ago the country declared the soaring levels of rape and national emergency and try to put a stop to this physical and sexual violence has led some organizations to try some unusual approaches we take a look at one that's getting men to go back to school to learn how to stop abusing their wives. didn't sound i hope they why did. i used to meet my wife i would come home late and bang on the door. and walk out without pause. we never sat together and talked there was no peace between us. again. time and time again he beat me for no apparent reason not just because he wants to boo talking
openly about domestic violence has become commonplace and. ever since male villagers were sent back to school almost all of the husbands here regularly battered their wives just like omar us where i come. from many families life was tell. me honestly with me. sometimes i see her you know up with my uncle and i saw how he beat his wife resort copy that he gave your content as an adult i did the same to my worry that it will be our only. my. nowadays ammara treats his wife with respect he helps with the housework and accompanies her to the doctor things he never would have dreamt of doing before instead he regularly got drunk and spent time with a girlfriend and beat his wife. but not as you might think.
i lived in fear and i cried a lot i know that it's awful i couldn't leave him because i didn't want my children to suffer. it was he treated me so girlie and had a mistress grows a new. one and wellness would do for. one the father the mother. a mother and the others attend her husband's twice a month a lot of older do it was the. ringback discussions can get healed and i went teachers like a nurse educate students on the necessity of changing their behavior one that's deeply rooted in sierra leone male dominated society. a man is the head of the family he's the breadwinner and has all the rights many see violence against women is a fact of life and poverty makes the situation worse some of them sometimes if men
can't bring home any money then the women ask about food if they don't let up after that and the men get even angrier gets angry. also didn't have any money or a job and he beat his wife. now at husband school he learns about gender equality and that his wife is his partner not his property. and that to me. i mean i drank and smoke which up and then i'd let my frustrations out on her and me do we know if i came home later and my wife was there i would kick the door because she asked questions i would hit her. we took up be done. son and his wife hala are carrying water home together. it looks harmonious but however means traumatized by li experience of abuse. has been helping out at home ever since he joined the husband school is still how is wary of her memories.
now and i know that when he started beating me i just used to hide but then it got so bad that i had to leave for a year now things have got better he doesn't beat me anymore and the children can finally attend school but he still gets in a bad mood and is threatening when he doesn't have money. violence and exploitation were a part of life during sierra leone's decade long brutal civil war in the 1990 s. the country passed a domestic violence law in 2007 punishing abuse by up to 2 years in jail but it's difficult to enforce women's rights even with a special police force designed to assist families and women in particular. women are not given the power in a little do business they don't have the source is like getting loans from. being
said you know that is something to do for this that it is today about a 1000 men attend the 15 husbands schools in sierra leone when they're accompanied by their partners the sessions are called how mama and that's when debate can get heated and loud. but they are dealing with their problems openly and without violence. would signal make out they want to get rich on the idea we might order if we set a good example to her children then perhaps the next generation won't be to its women it is ceasing. to in burma. it's difficult to change social structures. that have existed for centuries but here in the village. they're trying to do just that. and that is it for now from news africa as always you can catch all our stories and more on our web site at face book page today will leave you with pictures on the kenyan olympian blog which wants. that
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11 year old tail guess who's a standing concert goes with his virtual city. and viewing the city berlin as well as germany and europe through the lens of photography and then i'll shave. but 1st we're off to the glitz and glamour of the coat in the south of france yes it's the film festival in cannes 19 new films vying for the palme d'or of course hollywood is there in force but it's not all about the red carpet all the competition can is a great place to premiere your movie and one of the big debuts there is a biopic about the life of elton john called rocket man for all let's go straight over and join our man scott. hi scott now rocket man isn't in the competition but it's lowell is it's the biggest film premiering this year isn't it